November 14, 2005, Shenzhen, China –
Foxconn, a global leader in the manufacture of PC components, including
motherboards, chassis, barebone systems, and coolers, is pleased to
announce the release of their first motherboard featuring the new Intel
975X chipset. Focused on the extreme performance and hard-core gamer
segment, the 975X7AA-8EKRS2 allows users to tweak their PCs with
confidence using Foxconn’s exclusive “FOX-1” central control system.
Autopilot with the FOX-1
The state-of-the-art “FOX-1” central control system is designed
exclusively for Foxconn motherboards with Intel chipsets. It enables
the automatic monitoring of a PC’s system status – including system
frequencies, voltages and temperatures – and the automatic and
intelligent adjustment of major system components to improve both
system performance and power efficiency. Extensive manual settings
("tuner settings") are also provided.
Unique dual PCI-Express graphics card support
To keep up with the demands of gamers who demand the highest video
quality, the Foxconn 975X7AA-8EKRS2’s advanced motherboard design
supports dual, PCI-Express graphics card technologies such as ATI’s
SATA II with external connector
The 975X7AA-8EKRS2 is SATA II ready enabling super fast data transfer
with four internal connectors as well as a rear I/O external connector
for user’s convenience.
Technologies to go beyond
Foxconn has complimented the 975X7AA-8EKRS2 advance features with seven
super technologies and eight humanity technologies allowing you to
customize, modify, personalize, and back up your motherboard settings.
· Supports Intel Pentium processor Extreme Edition, Pentium D, and future Presler and Cedar Mill processors
· Intel 975X + ICH7R chipset
· 1066/800MHz front side bus
· Dual channel DDR2-533/667/800 and more; max 8GB
· 2 x ATA133 + 6 x Serial ATA II
· 2 x PCIe x16 (signaling at x8), 2 x PCIe x1, 2 x PCI
· Dual Marvell 8055 Gigabit (10/100/1000) Ethernet (PCIe)
· Realtek ALC882H, 7.1 channel (HDA)
· 8 x USB 2.0
Pricing and availability
The Foxconn 975X7AA-8EKRS2 will be distributed worldwide and is expected to be available in December.
Please see www.foxconnchannel.com.
Source: AMD Press Release
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